Baltimore Orioles at Arizona Diamondbacks MLB Picks & Predictions 7/24/2019
Wednesday, July 24, 2019
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Probable Pitchers: John Means vs. Taylor Clarke
Eduardo Escobar and the Arizona Diamondbacks (51-50, 2nd in NL West) play the Baltimore Orioles (31-68, 5th in AL East) at Chase Field on Wednesday, July 24, 2019. The odds on this matchup have the Orioles coming in at +120 and the Diamondbacks are at -130. The O/U has been set at 9.5.
The Orioles have been a terrible pick for bettors, having gone 31-68-0 SU. The Diamondbacks cover 50.5% of the time, going 51-50-0 straight up. The Diamondbacks have been a strong option for wagerers as favorites, going 21-17-0 SU. The Orioles cover 30.5% of the time as an underdog, having gone 29-66-0 straight up.
Valuable Baltimore Orioles Betting Trends
The Orioles have been a pretty good Over bet for over/under wagerers, having gone 48-44-7.
The Orioles cover 33.3% of the time as the road team, having gone 16-32-0 straight up.
Important Arizona Diamondbacks Betting Trends
Arizona is covering 46.8% of the time at Chase Field, going 22-25-0 SU.
The Diamondbacks have been a pretty good Over bet for over/under wagerers, having gone 50-46-5.
Key Baltimore Orioles Injuries
7/20/2019 Nate Karns RP Forearm Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
7/16/2019 Mark Trumbo LF Knee Expected to be out until at least Aug 16
7/13/2019 Dylan Bundy SP Knee Expected to be out until at least Jul 23
7/1/2019 Josh Rogers RP Elbow Out for the season
6/11/2019 Alex Cobb SP Hip Out for the season
Key Arizona Diamondbacks Injuries
7/21/2019 David Peralta LF Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Jul 26
7/20/2019 Matt Andriese RP Foot Expected to be out until at least Jul 30
7/13/2019 Luke Weaver SP Elbow Expected to be out until at least Aug 5
6/27/2019 Steven Souza RF Knee Out for the season
5/30/2019 Taijuan Walker SP Shoulder Expected to be out until at least Aug 1
3/11/2019 Silvino Bracho RP Elbow Out for the season
Useful Pitching Statistics
The Orioles have a 31-68 overall record this season. Starting pitcher John Means has a 8-5 record with an earned run average of 2.95 and a WHIP of 1.09 this season. He has 74 strikeouts over his 94.2 innings pitched and he's given up 79 hits. He's allowed 7.5 hits per 9 innings and he has a FIP of 4.36. The bullpen has an earned run average of 6.12 and they have given up 425 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .271 against the bullpen and they've struck out 383 hitters and walked 184 batters. As a team, Baltimore allows 9.6 hits per nine innings while striking out 7.8 batters per nine innings. They are 30th in the league in team earned run average at 5.6. The Orioles pitchers collectively have given up 928 base hits and 543 earned runs. They have allowed 189 home runs this season, ranking them 1st in the league. Baltimore as a pitching staff has walked 349 batters and struck out 757. They have walked 3.6 men per 9 innings while striking out 7.8 per 9. They have a team WHIP of 1.46 and their FIP as a unit is 5.67.
As a team Baltimore is hitting .242, good for 26th in the league. The Orioles hold a .406 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .303, which is good for 26th in baseball. They rank 21st in MLB with 8.3 hits per game. Jonathan Villar is hitting .255 with an on-base percentage of .319. He has 97 hits this season in 381 at bats with 42 runs batted in. He has a slugging percentage of .407 and an OPS+ of 92. Trey Mancini is hitting .286 this year and he has an on-base percentage of .347. He has totaled 103 hits and he has driven in 47 men in 360 at bats. His OPS+ is 130 while his slugging percentage is at .533. The Orioles have 819 hits, including 150 doubles and 123 home runs. Baltimore has walked 261 times so far this season and they have struck out 895 times as a unit. They have left 634 men on base and have a team OPS of .708. They score 4.25 runs per contest and have scored a total of 421 runs this year.
Useful Pitching Statistics
Arizona has a 51-50 overall mark this year. With an earned run average of 6.50, Taylor Clarke has a 2-3 record and a 1.64 WHIP. He has 32 strikeouts over the 45.2 innings he's pitched. He also has given up 56 hits. He's allowing 11 hits per nine innings and his FIP stands at 6.46. The bullpen has an earned run average of 4.48 and they have given up 339 base hits on the year. Teams are hitting .246 against the Diamondbacks bullpen. Their relievers have struck out 351 batters and walked 146 opposing hitters. As a team, Arizona allows 8.4 hits per nine innings while striking out 8.7 batters per nine innings. They are 12th in the league in team earned run average at 4.28. The Diamondbacks pitchers as a team have surrendered 857 base knocks and 434 earned runs this season. They have given up 126 home runs this year, which ranks 21st in Major League Baseball. Arizona as a staff has walked 319 hitters and struck out 887 batters. They give up a walk 3.1 times per 9 innings while they strike out 8.7 per 9. Their team WHIP is 1.29 while their FIP as a staff is 4.23.
As a team, they are batting .260, good for 10th in the league. The Diamondbacks hold a .450 team slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .326, which is good for 11th in baseball. They rank 6th in MLB with 9.2 hits per contest. Eduardo Escobar comes into this matchup batting .292 with an OBP of .344. He has 115 hits this year along with 79 RBI in 394 AB's. He maintains a slugging percentage of .556 with an OPS+ of 127. Ketel Marte is hitting .322 this season and he has an OBP of .376. He has collected 126 hits in 391 at bats while driving in 60 runs. He has an OPS+ of 142 and a slugging percentage of .578. The Diamondbacks as a unit have 927 base hits, including 200 doubles and 142 homers. Arizona has walked 319 times this year and they have struck out on 853 occasions. They have had 708 men left on base and have an OPS of .776. They have scored 5.19 runs per game and totaled 524 runs this season.
Who will win tonight's Orioles/Diamondbacks MLB game against the spread?
Tony's Pick: Take the Orioles +120
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